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True Jnana -- the Unspeakable Knowledge of Nirvikalpa Samadhi

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2013-03-29

An important distinction between Siddhanta and Vedanta. What jnana, divine wisdom is and how we acquire it. In...

Worship Supports but Differs from Meditation

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2013-03-12

The theological blending of the two perspectives, theism and monism. Dimfi: Worship of the deity in the temple,...

Devotion Is a Prerequisite for Realization

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2012-12-21

Acquire, cultivate and perfect devotion to God before sitting to meditate. Meditation is intense, dynamic when approached in...

We Are Not Sinners

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2012-10-02

The idea of redemption is not really the case in Hinduism. Being already exists deep in the soul....

Theism and Monism in Saiva Siddhanta

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2012-07-27

In Gurudeva's teachings both approaches, monism and theism, are found in one tradition: monistic Saiva Siddhanta. Keep them...

Dealing with Distraction, Lesson 99 of Living with Siva

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2012-07-20

The shumif perspective is helpful in detachment. Thoughts are stationary, move awareness to the pattern we want to...

Methods for Maintaining Inner Awareness

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2012-05-14

When going into meditation have a destiny; find the spiritual energy, the power that's within the spine. Learn...

Find Your Divinity Within, Do Sadhana and Service

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2012-04-26

We don't have to do anything to become God. Religion gives us an age-old, well proven structure to...

Niyama 10: Tapas

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2012-01-11

Tapas is to practice austerity, serious disciplines, penance and sacrifice which increases the speed at which we are...